Create your own financial life preserver

The wrath of Hurricane Isaac serves as a good reminder to get your important documents in order.

When a disaster strikes – whether it’s weather-related or not – your financial records and documents will likely be the last things on your mind. However, losing all of your important financial documents would undoubtedly make a bad situation worse.

So in light of the recent weather, I encourage you to assemble a “Grab and Go” box. The following tutorial will give you an easy step-by-step guide for creating this financial life preserver!

Jessica Horton is a former copywriter and community manager at MMI.